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J.K. SIMMONS (Khampa) has appeared in a diverse range of projects spanning from motion pictures, television and the stage on and off-Broadway. He won the 2015 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of merciless jazz instructor in Sony Pictures Classics' Whiplash. His performance in the film also garnered him a Screen Actors Guild Award, Golden Globe, Independent Spirit Award and BAFTA Award, as well as many critics' group awards around the world; Whiplash premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, winning the Dramatic Audience Award and Grand Jury Prize for Best Film. Along with his role in Whiplash, J.K. Simmons is best known for playing J. Jonah Jameson in Sam Raimi's original Spider-Man trilogy & the off-beat, but not deadbeat, father in Jason Reitman's hit comedy Juno.

In October 2016, Simmons was seen in Gavin O'Connor's The Accountant with Ben Affleck and Anna Kendrick. Most recently, Simmons can be seen in Patriots Day, which centers on the Boston marathon bombing and is directed by Peter Berg; he also recently wrapped Justice League, where he portrayed the iconic role of Commissioner Gordon. In 2016, Simmons completed production on The Snowman (starring Michael Fassbender), I'm Not Here (directed by his wife Michelle Schumacher), and The Bachelors (alongside Julie Delpy).

Also in 2016, Simmons was seen on the big screen in The Meddler alongside Susan Sarandon, as well as his notable voice work in the hit animated features Zootopia and Kung Fu Panda 3. Additional select feature credits include Up in the Air, Burn After Reading, Thank You For Smoking, The Gift, The Mexican, The Ladykillers, Hidalgo, I Love You Man, Terminator: Genisys, Jennifer's Body, and Labor Day. On the small screen, Simmons is also known for his iconic roles on Oz, The Closer, and Law & Order. Simmons has also appeared on the Broadway stage in performances of Guys & Dolls, Laughter on the 23rd Floor, A Change In The Heir, Peter Pan, and A Few Good Men.


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